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botanicus
botanicus
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8,564
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8.9M
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Botanicus is a freely accessible portal to historic botanical literature from the Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H. Raven Library. Botanicus is made possible through support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, W.M. Keck Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Topic: botanicus biodiversity missouri botanical garden library
Expanding Access to Biodiversity Literature
collection
8,518
ITEMS
983,434
VIEWS
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Expanding Access to Biodiversity Literature, which is funded generously by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), will significantly increase online access to biodiversity material by positioning the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) as an on-ramp for biodiversity content providers that would like to contribute to the national digital library infrastructure through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).
Smithsonian Field Books
Smithsonian Field Books
collection
3,554
ITEMS
557,196
VIEWS
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This collection contains items from the Smithsonian Field Book Project, an initiative to increase accessibility to field book content that documents natural history.
Topic: Natural history
BHL Field Notes Project
BHL Field Notes Project
collection
3,701
ITEMS
432,477
VIEWS
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The BHL Field Notes Project is a collaborative project funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). It provides open access to field notes from institutions throughout the United States. Building on the work of the Smithsonian Field Book Project, the BHL Field Notes Project aims not only to provide general access to this material, but to reunite fragmented collections through institutional collaboration. Doing so will provide a more complete picture of the expeditions,...
Chinese Academy Science
Chinese Academy Science
collection
21,645
ITEMS
1.2M
VIEWS
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The Chinese Academy of Science
Topic: chinese academy science
Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
collection
2,477
ITEMS
403,061
VIEWS
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Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
darwinslibrary
darwinslibrary
collection
315
ITEMS
353,515
VIEWS
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A scholarly edition of Darwin's scientific archive.
Topic: charles darwin biodiversity heritage library missouri botanical garden
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Howell, William Henry, 1860-1945
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Topic: Physiology, Comparative
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Library, Art & Archives
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Library, Art & Archives
collection
223
ITEMS
126,249
VIEWS
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The Library, Art & Archives of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew was established 160 years ago and contains one of the largest collections of material in the world relating to botany. The collections comprise 300,000 printed volumes, 5,000 journal titles and 11,000 maps. The Art and Illustrations Collection is without equal and is made up of over 200,000 items – watercolours, prints, drawings, oil paintings and photographs – by some of the finest artists working in the field of botanical...
R/V Dan Moore station logs
R/V Dan Moore station logs
collection
2,431
ITEMS
44,284
VIEWS
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Logs of species identified in trawl nets pulled by the research vessel Dan Moore off the coast of North Carolina in the 1960s and 1970s
Pacific Northwest Horticulture
Pacific Northwest Horticulture
collection
799
ITEMS
62,866
VIEWS
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Pacific Northwest plant and garden society publications.
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Topics: Entomology, Nature study
statement of responsibility: collected from most authentick authors, augmented with later observations, and adorn'd with maps and sculptures by John Ogilby
Topics: Early works to 1800, Microscopy, Natural history, Pre-Linnean works
University of Texas Libraries
University of Texas Libraries
collection
48
ITEMS
16,264
VIEWS
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University of Texas Libraries
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Strasburger, Eduard, 1844-1912; Schenck, H. (Heinrich), 1860-1927; Noll, Fritz, 1858-1908; Karsten, George, 1863-1937; Lang, W. H. (William Henry), b. 1874
texts

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"Index of literature": p. 691-715
Topic: Botany -- Textbooks
Desert Botanical Gardens, Schilling Library
Desert Botanical Gardens, Schilling Library
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72
ITEMS
15,730
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Desert Botanical Gardens, Schilling Library
Originally published in 1652 under title: The English physician
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Topics: Materia medica, Botany, Medical, Herbs
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Smithsonian Institution
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GeoRef
Topic: Science
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by American Society for Microbiology; Bergey, D. H. (David Hendricks), 1860-1937; Breed, Robert S. (Robert Stanley), 1877-1956
texts

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Includes bibliographies
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Topics: Bacteriology, Bacteria -- classification, Bacteriology
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
collection
82
ITEMS
26,358
VIEWS
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden
botanicus
texts

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comment 0

Topics: Periodicals, Science
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Porta, Giambattista della, 1535?-1615
texts

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Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Tryon, George W. (George Washington), 1838-1888; Pilsbry, Henry Augustus, b. 1862; Sharp, B
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Vols. 11-17 (published 1889-1898/8) by George W. Tryon, continued by Henry A. Pilsbry
Topics: Mollusks, Mollusks, Marine invertebrates
Denver Botanic Gardens Helen Fowler Library
Denver Botanic Gardens Helen Fowler Library
collection
68
ITEMS
19,114
VIEWS
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Denver Botanic Gardens Helen Fowler Library
52
Topics: Equisetaceae, Lycopodiaceae, Rhizocarpeae, Selaginellaceae
The Library of Congress
by Hyde, Alexander, 1814-1881. [from old catalog]
texts

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comment 1

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Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Grasset, Eugène, 1841-1917; Verneuil, M. P. (Maurice Pillard), 1869-1942, ill
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favorite 292

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statement of responsibility: sous la direction de M. Eugène Grasset
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Flowers in art
Smithsonian Libraries
texts

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favorite 104

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Each issue illustrated with chromolithographs
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Topics: Nature (Aesthetics), Natural history, Art, Chromolithography, Victorian, Cromolithography
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Burke, L., Mrs
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95 pages, color frontispiece : 13 cm
Topic: Flower language
Topics: Evolution, Natural selection
botanicus
by Dodoens, Rembert,; Gerard, John,; John Norton.; Priest, Robert,
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Topics: 1597, Botany, Botany, Medical, Early works to 1800, England, Herbals, Materia medica, Vegetable,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Young, J. Z. (John Zachary), 1907-
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comment 2

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Topics: Vertebrates, Vertebrates, Fossil
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts

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Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Landscape gardening
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Sowerby, James, 1757-1822
texts

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comment 0

Pritzel (2nd ed.)
Topic: Mushrooms -- England
On spine: United States Japan Expedition
Topic: United States Naval Expedition to Japan, 1852-1854
The Library of Congress
by Buzzacott, Francis Henry, 1861- [from old catalog]
texts

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Topics: Camping, Fishing, Hunting
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Garcia, Andrew W; Hegge, William S; U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station; Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.); United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
texts

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comment 0

Topics: Hurricane Kate, 1985, Storm surges, Hurricanes
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Ashby, William Ross
texts

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Topic: Cybernetics
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882
texts

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favorite 146

comment 1

Previously published as: On the origin of species by means of natural selection
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Topics: Evolution, Natural selection
Delaware Museum of Natural History Library
Delaware Museum of Natural History Library
collection
38
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12,820
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Welcome to the Delaware Museum of Natural History Connect to the natural world through exploration and discovery at the Delaware Museum of Natural History. Experience habitats from around the globe, gaze up to a giant squid, encounter a jaguar face-to-face and marvel at the diversity of shells from around the world. Gallery highlights also include the only permanent dinosaur collection in Delaware and a simulated coral reef. Museum researchers maintain our expansive collections of mollusks and...
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Williams, Henry Smith, 1863-; Williams, Edward Huntington, 1868-1943
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Topic: Science -- History
botanicus
texts

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favorite 33

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Topics: Flower language, Flowers, Symbolic aspects
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This online collection features selected catalogs from the Hastings Seed Company Collection of the Cherokee Garden Library collection. For an overview of the entire Hastings Seed Company Collection, visit the Cherokee Garden Library, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. This online collection features selected agricultural periodicals from the Cherokee Garden Library collection. For an overview of the entire agricultural periodical collection, visit the Cherokee Garden Library,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Agricola, Georg, 1494-1555; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
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comment 4

W Stommel Gift 1994
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Topics: Metallurgy, Mineral industries
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Fabre, Jean-Henri, 1823-1915; Teixeira de Mattos, Alexander, 1865-1921; Stawell, Maud Margaret (Key), 1865-; Detmold, Edward Julius, 1883-1957
texts

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favorite 51

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Topic: Insects
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development; Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974
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comment 0

Topics: Science and state -- United States, Research -- United States
Topics: Botany, Medical, Early works to 1800, Great Britain, Herbs, Materia medica, Vegetable, Therapeutic...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Lewis, A. B. (Albert Buell), 1867-
texts

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favorite 89

comment 0

Topics: Textile design, Textile fabrics -- India, Decoration and ornament
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts

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favorite 10

comment 0

Includes bibliography
Topics: Calculators, Central nervous system -- Mathematical models, Behavior, Brain -- physiology
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Alberta. Brand Office
texts

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favorite 4

comment 1

Description based on: 1907/1913
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Topics: Cattle brands, Livestock brands
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Spalding, M.D., Ravilious, C., Green, E.P., UNEP-WCMC
texts

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Source: Cambridge, UK
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth, 1860-1948
texts

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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topics: Growth, Biology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919; Bibliographisches Institut (Leipzig, Germany)
texts

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statement of responsibility: von Prof. Dr. Ernst Haeckel
Topic: Natural history
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859
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14
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Topics: Astronomy, Physical geography, Science
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Beveridge, W. I. B. (William Ian Beardmore), 1908-
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comment 1

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Topic: Research
Smithsonian Libraries
by Cooper-Hewitt Museum; Dee, Elaine Evans; Michie, Thomas S
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RECON
Topics: Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Decoration and ornament, Stencil work, Décoration et ornement, Pochoir
botanicus
by Redouté, Pierre Joseph, 1759-1840.; Chapuis, Jean Baptiste.; Ernest Panckoucke.; Langois, Dr.; Bessin, R.; Victor, fl. ca. 1820-1850.
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Topics: 1833, Botany, France, Icones, Pictorial works
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by American Society for Microbiology; Breed, Robert S. (Robert Stanley), 1877-1956; Bergey, D. H. (David Hendricks), 1860-1937; Hitchens, Arthur Parker, 1877-; Murray, Everitt George Dunne, 1890-
texts

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Topics: Bacteriology, Schizomycetes, Bacteriologia
botanicus
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favorite 57

comment 1

( 1 reviews )
Topics: Botany, Pictorial works
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Guthrie, Mary Jane, 1895-; Anderson, John M
texts

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favorite 19

comment 0

Based on the work Textbook of general zoology, by W. C. Curtis and M. J. Guthrie
Topic: Zoology
Topics: Himalaya Mountains, Plants
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Geptner, V. G. (Vladimir Georgievich), 1901-1975; Nasimovich, A. A; Bannikov, Andrei Grigorevich; Hoffmann, Robert S
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Translation of: Mlekopitaiushchie Sovetskogo Soiuza
Topic: Mammals
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
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ANTH v. 30 pts. 1-2 39088009320821-839 have bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Gift from the library of John C. Ewers
Topic: Ethnology
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
texts

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Fisher Copy: Bound in red coarse-cord publishers' cloth blocked in blind and gold; pictoral vignette and lettering in gold with design in blind on upper cover; same design in blind on lower cover; spine in gold and blind
Topic: Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Cruz Angón, Andrea
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3 tomos; 1724 páginas
Topic: Biodiversidad -- Tabasco -- México
The Library of Congress
by Darlington, William, 1782-1863. [from old catalog]
texts

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Topics: Botany, Economic, Plants
The Field Museum of Natural History Library - Texts
by Patterson, J. H. (John Henry), 1867-1947
texts

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Fieldiana, Popular series, Zoology, was published by Field Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Zoology as Leaflet (no. 1-5, 1922-1923), as Zoological leaflet (no. 6, 1924), and as Zoology leaflet (no. 7-14, 1925-1938), and by Chicago Natural History Museum as Popular series: Zoology (no. 15, 1952)
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Topics: Lion hunting -- Kenya Tsavo National Park, Lion attacks -- Kenya Tsavo National Park, Lions --...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Smith, Homer William, 1895-1962
texts

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Topics: Evolution, Kidneys, Consciousness, Evolution, Kidney -- physiology
OISE/UT Library
by Pliny, the Elder; Rackham, H. (Harris), 1868-1944
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Latin and English on opposite pages
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Topic: Natural history
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Fitzherbert, Anthony, Sir, 1470-1538; Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William), 1835-1912
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Topics: Agriculture -- Early works to 1800, Agriculture -- England, Conduct of life, Home economics, Rural,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Cabrera, Angel, 1879-1960
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At head of title: Junta para amplicación de estudios é investigaciones científicas. Instituto nacional de ciencias físico-naturales
Topic: Mammals
Smithsonian Libraries
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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statement of responsibility: pictured by Walter Crane
Topics: Flowers in literature, Flowers in art, Illustrated books, History, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Smithsonian Libraries
by Pratt, Anne, 1806-1893; Miller, Thomas, 1807-1874
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Topics: Flower language, Flowers, Flowers in literature